NCAA The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time  

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A list of the best Oklahoma Sooners of all time. Beginning in 1895, the University of Oklahoma began its illustrious football program. To many in the Heartland, Oklahoma football has maintained a standard of excellence since that time. The school has been long associated with winning football and has produced some of the best players in college football history.

Oklahoma has a history of winning national titles, with seven claimed and a whopping ten unclaimed championships. Oklahoma is known for having one of the most fearsome defensive lines in college football history. Led by pro football Hall of Famer Lee Roy Selmon, Oklahoma can boast having a number of powerhouses along its defensive front. That doesn't even include the school's five Heisman Trophy winners. Sam Bradford is the most recent Oklahoma Sooner to bring the Heisman back to Norman. During his time in school, Bradford set a number of records and was the first overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft when he was selected by the St. Louis Rams.

Other famous players who are considered some of the greatest Sooners ever are flamboyant linebacker Brian Bosworth and running back Adrian Peterson. All Day powered Oklahoma to the 2004 BCS Championship game where it succumbed to USC. In fact, Oklahoma Sooners running backs have been among the best in college football. Since Bob Stoops became head coach in 1998, Oklahoma has had some of its best players and has a prosperous run. The school is a fixture in both the AP and Coaches Poll.

This is the list of the best Oklahoma Sooners football players of all time. If you notice a player who deserves to be on this list, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think should be considered the greatest Sooners player ever. 

1
565 189
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Adrian Peterson Running back

2
410 134
Billy Sims is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time

3
369 122
Lee Roy Selmon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Lee Roy Selmon Defensive end

4
192 29
Baker Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
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5
419 163
Brian Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Brian Bosworth Linebacker

6
262 84
Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Roy Williams Safety

7
244 78
Gerald McCoy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Gerald McCoy Defensive tackle

8
301 114
DeMarco Murray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
DeMarco Murray Running back

9
358 145
Sam Bradford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Sam Bradford Quarterback

10
227 84
Joe Washington is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Joe Washington Running back

11
189 70
Steve Owens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Steve Owens Running back

12
205 80
Keith Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Keith Jackson Tight end

13
229 89
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14
160 64
Greg Pruitt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Greg Pruitt Running back

15
90 13
Sterling Shepard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Silverhammer added Sterling Shepard Wide Receiver

16
144 54
Lucious Selmon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Lucious Selmon Defensive lineman

17
143 56
Tommie Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Tommie Harris Defensive tackle

18
130 46
Marcus Dupree is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Marcus Dupree Running back

19
155 67
Rocky Calmus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Rocky Calmus Linebacker

20
153 66
Tony Casillas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Tony Casillas Defensive tackle, Tackle

21
125 46
Dewey Selmon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Dewey Selmon Linebacker

22
127 49
Trent Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time

23
165 83
Jason White is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Jason White Quarterback

24
115 51
Tommy McDonald is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Tommy McDonald Running back, Wide receiver

25
76 23
Jamelle Holieway is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Jamelle Holieway Quarterback

26
73 25
Jermaine Gresham is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Jermaine Gresham Tight end

27
108 54
Billy Vessels is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Billy Vessels Running back, Halfback

28
66 25
J.C. Watts is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
J.C. Watts Quarterback

29
83 43
Teddy Lehman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Teddy Lehman Linebacker

30
97 50
Jack Mildren is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Jack Mildren Quarterback

31
49 19
Steve Davis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Steve Davis Quarterback

32
89 59
Josh Heupel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Josh Heupel Quarterback

33
86 51
Rod Shoate is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Rod Shoate Linebacker

34
78 45
Mark Gregory Clayton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Mark Gregory Clayton Wide receiver

35
76 49
Jimbo Elrod is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Jimbo Elrod Defensive end, Linebacker

36
41 20
Uwe von Schamann is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Uwe von Schamann Placekicker

37
67 47
Derrick Strait is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Derrick Strait Cornerback

38
69 45
Jammal Brown is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Jammal Brown Tackle

39
42 22
Spencer Tillman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Spencer Tillman Running back

40
34 18
Tinker Owens is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Tinker Owens Wide receiver

41
40 24
Thomas Lott is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Thomas Lott

42
36 20
Rickey Dixon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Rickey Dixon Cornerback, Safety

43
35 22
Torrance Marshall is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Torrance Marshall Linebacker

44
117 99
Darren Kilpatrick is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
MikeHigley added Darren Kilpatrick

45
31 18
Elvis Peacock is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Elvis Peacock Running back

46
50 41
George Cumby is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
George Cumby Linebacker

47
55 48
Rick Bryan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Ricky Bryan Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

48
55 36
Rufus Alexander is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Rufus Alexander Linebacker

49
57 45
Landry Jones is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
Landry Jones Quarterback

50
32 24
David Overstreet is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners of All Time
David Overstreet Running back